The University of Copenhagen is inviting applications for PhD scholarships within the Department of Psychology at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) in Denmark. Danish and international applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
The University of Copenhagen provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.
Copenhagen University’s goal is to carry out research of the highest quality, offering research-based education at the highest academic level and to disseminate new and traditional knowledge to the scientific community as to the surrounding community.
Applicants whose native language is not English must document proficiency in English by having passed one of the recognized language tests.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to the Department of Psychology.
Scholarship Award: More specifically the PhD student will be paid to grant portions per month plus salary for work (teaching, presentations etc.) which totals a workload of at least 280 hours.
Scholarship can be taken in Denmark
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
- The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the surrounding society, and invites all qualified applicants, regardless of personal background, to apply for the positions.
- In order to be awarded a PhD scholarship the applicant has to enrol as a PhD student at the Faculty of Social Sciences, cf. the rules of the Danish Ministerial order No 1039 of 27 August 2013.
- Please note that normally there is strong competition for these scholarships, and only a few can be awarded each term.
The 5+3 PhD study programme
In order to be eligible for a scholarship in the 5+3 PhD study programme, the applicant must have completed a two-year MSc degree programme, or have earned 120 ECTS credits at an equivalent academic level before starting his or her employment. Applicants should check the study programmes for more detailed descriptions of the entry requirements. PhD students are paid a salary in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The PhD student has a work obligation of up to 840 hours over the 3 year period of time without additional pay. The work obligation can include for instance teaching.
The 4+4 PhD study programme
Students who have completed a BSc plus 60 ECTS of an MSc degree programme would enrol as PhD students simultaneously with their enrolment in the MSc degree programme. Applicants should check the study programmes for more detailed descriptions of the entry requirements. Until an MSc degree is obtained, the grant is paid partly in the form of up to 48 state education grant portions (in Danish: SU-clip). More specifically the PhD student will be paid to grant portions per month plus salary for work (teaching, presentations etc.) which totals a workload of at least 280 hours. Payment and conditions of employment are carried out in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). Upon completion of the MSc degree, the student is transferred to the salary-earning part of the PhD studies.
Nationality: Danish, as well as international applicants, are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Application Deadline: The application must be submitted electronically no later than 1 November 2016.